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Movies February 2010 archive

  • Factotum

    Watched on

    4

    This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.

  • Brick Lane

    Watched on

    6

    A young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneem, arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home...

  • In the Loop

    Watched on

    7

    The US President and UK Prime Minister fancy a war. But not everyone agrees that war is a good thing. The US General Miller doesn't think so and neither does the British Secretary of State for International Development, Simon Foster. But, after Simon accidentally backs military action on TV, he suddenly has a lot of friends in Washington, DC. If Simon can get in with the right DC people, if his entourage of one can sleep with the right intern, and if they can both stop the Prime Minister's chief spin-doctor Malcolm Tucker rigging the vote at the UN, they can halt the war. If they don't... well, they can always sack their Director of Communications Judy, who they never liked anyway and who's back home dealing with voters with blocked drains and a man who's angry about a collapsing wall.

  • District 13 - Ultimatum

    Watched on

    5

    Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.

  • The Road

    Watched on

    7

    A post-apocalyptic tale of a man and his son trying to survive by any means possible.

  • Up in the Air

    Watched on

    9

    Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert whose cherished life on the road is threatened just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles and just after he's met the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams.

  • Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire

    Watched on

    8

    In Harlem, an overweight, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

  • Blow

    Watched on

    7

    The story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970's.

  • Notes on a Scandal

    Watched on

    7

    A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

  • Bandits

    Watched on

    5

    Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.

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